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Hebei

Hebei Province, referred to as "Ji", is the provincial administrative region of the people's Republic of China, the capital of Shijiazhuang. It is located in North China, between 36 ° 05 ′ - 42 ° 40 ′ N and 113 ° 27 ′ - 119 ° 50 ′ e. it encircles the capital Beijing, borders Tianjin in the East and Bohai Sea in the East, Shandong and Henan in the southeast and south, Taihang Mountain in the West and Shanxi in the west, Inner Mongolia in the northwest and North, Liaoning in the northeast, with a total area of 188800 square kilometers.

Hebei Province is located in the North China Plain, bordering Bohai Sea in the East, Beijing and Tianjin in the inner ring, Taihang Mountain in the west, Yanshan Mountain in the north and Zhangbei plateau in the north of Yanshan mountain. It is the only province in China that has plateau, mountain, hill, plain, Lake and seashore. It crosses two major water systems: Haihe River and Luanhe River. Hebei Province is located in the temperate continental monsoon climate; it is located in the coastal open area, which is the eastern area of China's economic development from east to west, and an important grain and cotton production area in China. In April 2017, the CPC Central Committee and the State Council decided to establish xiong'an New Area in Hebei Province. In August 2019, the State Council established a new China (Hebei) pilot free trade zone.

By the end of 2018, Hebei Province had 11 prefecture level cities, including 47 municipal districts, 20 county-level cities, 94 counties and 6 autonomous counties, with a permanent population of 75.563 million. In 2018, Hebei's GDP reached 3601.03 billion yuan, an increase of 6.6% over the previous year. Among them, the added value of the primary industry is 333.80 billion yuan, an increase of 3.0%; the added value of the secondary industry is 1604.01 billion yuan, an increase of 4.3%; the added value of the tertiary industry is 1663.22 billion yuan, an increase of 9.8%.


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